Stories

Discover more about Scotland’s heritage and how we are working to protect it.

KT Tunstall shares her love of Scotland.

Scotland’s very own singer-songwriter took time out from her mini-tour to tell us what she loves about her home country.

Celebrating a top contemporary artist

An exhibition at Glencoe Visitor Centre celebrates Hamish MacDonald, one of Scotland’s most successful contemporary artists, who was inspired by the dramatic scenery around Glencoe.

The spirit of Inverewe captured in poetry

A poetry book launched this week is a collection of shared memories of a garden on the edge – and a continued welcoming tradition.

The Falkland Palace apothecary

A new apothecary room has opened at Falkland which shows how medicine was dispensed in the 16th century.

Neil Oliver’s new discoveries at Glencoe

To mark Scottish Archaeology Month, we asked our President, Neil Oliver, to travel to Glencoe to hear more about our latest archaeological discoveries there.

From Lochboisdale to Boisdale

As the National Mòd approaches, hear the story of the Campbells of Canna and their legacy of transatlantic Gaelic song hunting.

Discovering Scotland’s newest National Nature Reserve

Craig McGinlay is the latest celebrity to get behind the National Trust for Scotland. Here he documents his first visit as a Trust champion to his favourite Scottish destination - Glencoe.

All work and no play?

A selection of objects that give us an insight into the more leisurely pursuits of people who lived in Angus in bygone days